Cardiovascular risk factors in women 10 years post early preeclampsia: the Preeclampsia Risk EValuation in FEMales study (PREVFEM).

@article{Drost2012CardiovascularRF,
  title={Cardiovascular risk factors in women 10 years post early preeclampsia: the Preeclampsia Risk EValuation in FEMales study (PREVFEM).},
  author={Jos{\'e} T. Drost and Ganiye Arpaci and Jan Paul Ottervanger and Menko Jan de Boer and Jim van Eyck and Yvonne T van der Schouw and Angela H E M Maas},
  journal={European journal of preventive cardiology},
  year={2012},
  volume={19 5},
  pages={1138-44}
}
INTRODUCTION Preeclampsia is a complication of pregnancy and a known risk factor for cardiovascular disease (CVD) later in a women's life. The best approach for prevention of CVD in affected young women is yet unclear. We sought to investigate the prevalence of cardiovascular risk factors in women at 10 years post preeclampsia in comparison with a reference group. METHODS Women with a history of early preeclampsia (exposed), DBP ≥ 90 mmHg with proteinuria ≥ 0.3 gram/24 h before 32 weeks of… CONTINUE READING

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